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South Callaway’s Taylor in 72nd place at Class 2 championships

Bulldogs junior Logan Taylor posted a 21-over-par 93, tied with five others for 72nd place after Monday’s first round of the Class 2 state championships at Rivercut Golf Course.

New Bloomfield’s Withers tied for 15th at Class 1 championships

Wildcats sophomore Gannon Withers left himself in prime position to medal after one round at the Class 1 state championships Monday at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club.

Fulton's season ends in Class 4, District 8 loss to Moberly

Sophomore center fielder Drake Gross’ two-out, RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning clipped the No. 5 seed Hornets in a 3-2, season-ending Class 4, District 8 quarterfinal loss to the No. 4 Spartans on Monday afternoon.

Wiler, Wildcats work way into semifinals

Junior tosses three hitter in New Bloomfield's 7-1 District 8 win over Russellville

Junior Brady Wiler’s complete-game, three-hit effort directed the New Bloomfield Wildcats’ opening-round district triumph.

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Family reflects on son’s ‘incredible year’

New Bloomfield student with Down syndrome graduates

After multiple years attempting to find an education institution that was a good fit for their son with Down syndrome, Cindy and Jon Kampeter found it. They reflect on their son, Chris, and the "incredible year" he had at New Bloomfield High School.

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City of Fulton unveils new Grabb Animal Shelter to public

For months, construction noises sounded from the site at 60 West Industrial Drive as workers from the city of Fulton and volunteers built what was once a dream — a new animal shelter. On Friday, the dream was realized as Mayor LeRoy Benton and donors to the animal shelter, Fulton residents Sam Grabb and Sue Lippincott, cut a gold ribbon to officially open the shelter.

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South Callaway High School graduates 63 Bulldogs

There were 63 seniors who graduated, 33 of which earned scholarships for their higher education endeavors. Of the graduates, 23 were National Honor Society members and the top six students received a gold medal to signify their academic achievements. Tyler Adams, valedictorian, and Madelyn Gordon, salutatorian, spoke during the ceremony. One student, Zachary Barton, has joined the U.S. Marines.

No. 5 Lady Owls tie for second at NAIA golf championships

The William Woods Lady Owls golf team’s scramble on the last day was well worth it.

Fulton, New Bloomfield district games rained out

The Hornets and Wildcats, respectively, will have to wait a couple of days after their district openers were rained out Saturday.

Bulldogs easily make District 8 semifinals

Centralia eliminates Thunderbirds behind late home run

The South Callaway Bulldogs didn’t allow themselves to be distracted while easily reaching their next destination.

South Callaway recognizes long-time employees, retiring personnel

Instructional coaches present end of year report to school board

The South Callaway R-II School District recognized long-time employees and retiring personnel at its school board meeting Wednesday night. And, a group of the district’s instructional coaches gave a presentation to the board of education.

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Holts Summit girl continues recovery from lawn mower accident

A 4-year-old Holts Summit girl was in better spirits Thursday, her father said, while recovering from injuries suffered in a lawn mower accident. Faith Rowell was at a family member’s home Tuesday when she ran outside and was accidentally run over by a riding lawn mower.

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Kingdom Christian Academy graduates kindergarteners

Little graduates look forward to first grade

Wearing blue caps and gowns, Kingdom Christian Academy kindergarten students danced, sang and prayed their way into first grade on Thursday during their graduation ceremony.

Fulton falls in early hole in third-place loss to Fatima

The Hornets spotted the state-ranked Comets a 7-0 advantage in falling 10-5 in the rescheduled third-place game of the 21st-annual Fulton Tournament on Wednesday night at the high school athletic complex.

Stone throws shutout, drive in run as South Callaway blanks Bourbon

Junior starter Dillon Stone tossed a one-hit shutout and drove in the game’s only run as the Bulldogs stymied the Warhawks 1-0 in Wednesday night’s regular-season finale.